Early Career

Finding Success in your Postdoc with Derrick Morton, PhD

Postdoctoral training prepares newly minted PhD or MD researchers for careers in academia, industry, and other scientific professions by honing their research skills. Selecting the right lab or mentor can set you up for success. ASHG spoke with 2019-2021 HGSI Scholar Derrick Morton, PhD about his postdoctoral experience at Emory University as an IRACDA fellow.... Read More

HGSI Scholar Athena Starlard-Davenport, PhD Shares R01 Success Tips

Athena Starlard-Davenport, PhD is one of the eight inaugural HGSI scholars for 2019-2021. She is an assistant professor of Genetics, Genomics, and Bioinformatics at University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), where she studies globin gene regulation in sickle cell disease, breast cancer genetics, and cancer disparities. Dr. Starlard-Davenport recently received her first R01 independent... Read More

ASHG Honors Stephen Montgomery with Early-Career Award

Published: Monday, July 22, 2019, 12:00 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time Media Contact: Ann Klinck, 301.634.7342, press@ashg.org Geneticist to Receive Award at ASHG 2019 Annual Meeting The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) has named Stephen Montgomery, PhD, as the recipient of the 2019 Early-Career Award. Dr. Montgomery is an Associate Professor in the Departments of... Read More

Advancing Diversity in the Genetics Workforce

Advancing Diversity in the Genetics Workforce

June 2019 “The tremendous value of diversity and genetic variation is an elemental tenet of human genetics, and inclusion is a core value of the Society. An inclusive workforce is a scientific imperative – ensuring diverse perspectives, connections, talents, and expertise will enrich the community and its work.” —Anthony Wynshaw-Boris, PhD, ASHG president-elect This April,... Read More

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